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Sports in Germany

Do you know the top German sports stars and the best teams?

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German Olympic Sports Association

The world’s largest sports organization: Some 28 million recreational, amateur and professional athletes train under the umbrella of the German Olympic Sports Organization (DOSB). The DOSB sends the German Olympic teams to the Games, looks after them on location and fights against doping.

National Anti-Doping Agency Germany

A focus on doping offenders: The National Anti-Doping Agency Germany (NADA) fights against the abuse of medications and drugs in the world of professional sports. The NADA conducts drug tests for Fair Play and provides information on the dangers of taking anabolic steroids, amphetamines or growth hormones. The Bonn-based foundation cooperates with international organizations.

Regardless of whether it's football, handball or basketball - every popular type of sport has a virtual arena at The teamwork involving the German sports channel DSF and the Sport1 editors rounds out the offers on this sports portal.

Sportschau (sports show)

For more than fifty years, the sports show of Germany's Channel One has been required viewing for countless viewers. Serious and up-to-date, the Sportschau team informs about all the sports world’s playing fields: Along with news, a TV program and background reports, there is the option of viewing the highlights of the Sportschau broadcasts from the past few days as a videostream. The comprehensive sports date database with integrated search function assists in personal planning.